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How to Crochet the Moss Stitch
Gwen Bautista

How To Crochet The Moss Stitch

As an avid crafter the Crochet Moss Stitch is one of my favorite stitch combinations and by far one of the most versatile.  You can find use of the moss stitch technique when working with planned pooling like in the free Patterned Scarf Pattern.  It looks wonderful worked in the round, from corner to corner, in garments afghans and accessories.  This technique is featured in many of our most popular kits like the Chasing Rainbows Blanket, and the Linen Ripple Blanket.  Give the crochet moss stitch a try and explore the possibilities in crochet.

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Gwen Bautista

How to knit the Seersucker Stitch

The Seersucker stitch combination creates a beautiful diamond texture in the fabric of your work.  It’s a simple stitch combination and all you really need is to know how to cast on, how to knit and how to purl.  If you can do that, and love texture then, this is the stitch for you.

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Gwen Bautista

Christmas Countdown – Free Crochet Messy Bun Beanie

The Hooked On You Ponytail Hat Pattern came about after many friends asked me to make them a messy bun hat similar to the popular CC Beanie.  I searched the interwebs for a pattern but could never find one that quite matched what I envisioned.  And so, the Hooked On You Ponytail Hat was born! 

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Gwen Bautista

Christmas Countdown – Knit Cowl

The Step Up Chunky Cowl is a knitting pattern that speaks to my heart. I love using bulky yarn and this pattern uses two strands of bulky yarn. The Step Up Chunky Cowl works up super quick and would make a great last-minute gift.

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Gwen Bautista

Christmas Countdown – Free Amigurumi Snowman Pattern

This snowman was inspired by my Aunt, who adores all snowmen! I made this pattern with the idea that other crocheters may be looking for a quick, and fun project to make as a gift for a loved one too! Let me tell you, if you are that maker, look no further!

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Gwen Bautista

Christmas Countdown – Easy Crochet Beanie

Each of my designs is named after a city or town I have visited – either recently or long ago. Whether a specific memory of color, architecture or perhaps the smell of fresh pastries, something about these places fills my mind as I stitch up a new design. Meet Treviso – the faux knit beanie!

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Gwen Bautista

Christmas Countdown – Free Crochet Beanie

I had this design playing around in my head for a while and finally decided to make it! I am relaxing with this pattern I crochet looser than most and found out that gauge is very important for patterns! From all my pattern testing I have intertwined different techniques from other designers and new stitches that I have learned or love seeing on a hat!

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